New York City 1866 Dripps large detailed urban city plan ManhattanBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
New York, City County, and Vicinity.
(Manhattan- urbans plans of the 19th century).
Issued 1866, New York by M. Dripps for Valentine.
Beautiful oversized mid-19th century city plan, lithographed with original hand color.
Printed on bank-note (bond) paper typical of pocket maps of this era.
Extensively detailed, including the plan of Central Park, the various islands showing building arrangements, large inset top left of northern portion of the city. Brooklyn at right bottom.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean and nearly as issued in appearance - a pleasing and remarkably fresh, well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 25 5/8" x 18".
Printed area measures c. 25 1/8" x 17 3/8".
Ristow, American maps and Mapmakers, pp. 258.
Augustyn & Cohen, Manhattan in Maps, pp. 124-127 [Dripps].
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1.